New KB articles for 1/27-2/2

Here are the weeks KB articles for our team.  I also have added some that aren’t directly related, but still interesting all the same.




The DPM protection agent service cannot start in System Center Data Protection Manager 2007


A network adapter is automatically reinstalled after you uninstall the network adapter in Device Manager on a Windows Vista-based computer


The SFC.exe command reports Settings.ini file errors in the CBS.log file after you add gadgets to the Windows Vista Sidebar by using the Sysprep tool and an Autounattend.xml file


Windows Vista Service Pack 1 stand-alone packages do not contain the updated Windows Vista Service Pack 1 Help files


Xbox 360 or Windows 2000 Server-based computers may not read CD-R discs that are burned in Windows Vista


A temporary profile is loaded after you log on to a Windows Vista-based system


Error message when you deploy an image to a Windows Vista-based computer: “The system registry contains invalid file paths. Installation cannot proceed”


Error message when you use the Sysprep tool on a Windows Vista-based computer: “A fatal error occurred while trying to sysprep the machine”


Error message when you try to access an administrative share on a Windows Vista-based computer from another Windows Vista-based computer that is a member of a workgroup: “Logon unsuccessful: Windows is unable to log you on”


If Windows Vista is running in audit mode, the NUM LOCK key on a Windows Vista-based portable computer is always on


The “netsh firewall” command together with the “profile=all” parameter does not configure the public profile on a Windows Vista-based computer


Error message on a Windows Server 2003-based computer: “STOP 0x0000008E”


When you start the Create LUN Wizard, and then you scroll down the target list, the Storage Manager for SANs (SMFS) console may crash on a Windows Server 2003-based computer


The upload operation may fail when you use APIs in the Background Intelligent Transfer Service SDK to upload a file whose name contains Unicode characters in Windows Server 2003


A Windows Server 2003-based computer may restart randomly when you set the System Failure option or you may receive an error message when you set the “Disable automatic restart on system failure” option


You receive a Stop error message when a computer that is using a TCP/IP Offload Engine (TOE)-enabled adapter is running under low resources in Windows Server 2003


On a computer that is running an x64-based version of Windows Server 2003, the 64-bit version of the Findstr.exe tool returns no results if the file size is from 2 GB through 4 GB


The Windows Server Backup feature is not listed in Server Manager on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008


Description of the failover cluster security model in Windows Server 2008


The time stamp of a file’s “Modified” box changes to the current time after you use the Encrypting File System to encrypt a file on a Windows XP SP2-based computer

Author:  Chris Butcher

Platforms Knowledge Engineer – Setup/Cluster